Comfortably settled on a pontoon, relax in rhythm with the quiet ripples of the St. Maurice river and listen to the captain tell his story. He ll recount the history of this river where, for 150 years, millions of logs pitounes were fl oated down to feed the sawmills and paper mills of the Mauricie. Then back up the St. Maurice river to the foot of the Des Hêtres rapid and an unusual view of the city. Open: Phone for departure times. Admission: $12/pers. (taxes included). Group rate available with reservation. Cruise lasts about 75 minutes.